School Closure Planner – Primary Seven
Week Eight – 25/05/2020
25th of May was due to be staff development day – children are not expected to complete formal work on this day
Mental Maths (All links on website)
Literacy (Under Daily Literacy activities)
Group 1-2: Adventure Story (writing booklet)
This week using the skills of adventure writing we would like you to create your own unique story based on, ‘The Ascent’ (climb) Access the ppt instructions and use the PDF’s referenced to help you plan and write your story.
A cliffhanger should:
Group 3: Story Settings Description – A haunted house.
Group 4: Scenario Writing – A rainy day.
Weekly Comprehension (See Week Eight – under weekly comprehension)
Groups 1/2/3 (Finches, Sparrows, Wrens): Multiple Choice Answers
Texts are found in Progress in English 11 Booklet: (this was part of all children’s initial pack – the booklet has been photographed for you to refer to)
Gareth’s Discovery (fiction)/ Archaeology (non-fiction)
Group 4 (Robins): The Crow and the Snake
Grammar (Varied Grammar Activities – Week Eight):
Synonyms (similar meaning words) and Antonyms (opposite meaning words)
WAR HORSE - LISTENING TO EPISODE 8: The Toss Of A Coin
Numeracy (Under Week 8 – Maths)
P7 Maths New Revision booklet: Pages have been scanned and converted into PDF for ease of printing at home!
NOTE – There are three levels in this book. As a suggestion:
Group 1-2: Complete first level book
Group 3: Complete second level book
Group 4: Complete third level book
If children find the level they are on too challenging or not challenging enough, then they may move up or down a level. Complete pages 2-6 (one page per day)
Folens – One a week (Children should have these booklets home with them, however they have been scanned and uploaded if not – answers are also attached) Join the sentences using the appropriate conjunctions. Tests 10 & 11
Note: An extension activities folder has been set up for maths – see Extension Maths Activities –New week 7/New week 8 & 9- Work through at own pace. (This is OPTIONAL)
BBC iTeach have developed an amazing resource of lessons with interactive videos and links – along with activities in all subjects. A folder has been uploaded with their schedule along with the link to their P7 lesson page. For extensions, choose a lesson that interests your child J (SEE – BBC Bitesize – P7 lessons – Weekly Schedule and links) Please note this week is half term in England so a schedule will not be uploaded for this week. However there are many previous lessons, videos and links to explore.
World Around Us: New Topic: LIVING THINGS (Under WAU – Living Things – Week Eight)
The first 4 activities are investigative and exploratory tasks, click on the links provided to watch videos and learn about the topics.
Irish History – The Potato Famine (a major event in the history of Ireland)
Population and emigration: During the Irish Famine (Great Famine) over one million people died not just from hunger but from disease. Others lost their homes as they could not afford the rent and their only choice was to seek refuge in the Workhouses. However, some who had enough money managed to escape Ireland and over a million emigrated to Britain or North America.
First Aid Course
STEM (Science) -
BBC “Afternoon Club” lessons